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Cover for Use of DNA capture kits to collect <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Xanthomonas campestris</i> pv. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">musacearum</i> and banana bunchy top virus pathogen DNA for molecular diagnostics.

Banana Xanthomonas wilt, caused by the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris pv. musacearum, and banana bunchy top virus disease (BBTD), caused by the banana bunchy top virus (BBTV), are two of the most devastating diseases of banana in East and Central Africa, and cause significant losses in food...

Author(s)
Ramathani, I.; Beed, F.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642314)
Type
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Cover for Banana Xanthomonas wilt management: effectiveness of selective mat uprooting coupled with control options for preventing disease transmission. Case study in Rwanda and eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Xanthomonas campestris pv. musacearum is a bacterium that causes Xanthomonas wilt of banana. It mainly spreads through contaminated garden tools, infected planting materials and insect vectors. Following infection, the bacterium spreads systemically throughout the plant, including the lateral...

Author(s)
Rutikanga, A.; Sivirihauma, C.; Murekezi, C.; Anuarite, U.; Ndungo, V.; Ocimati, W.; Ntamwira, J.; Lepoint, P.; Blomme, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642314)
Type
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Cover for Effect of length of fallow period after total uprooting of a Xanthomonas wilt-infected banana field on infection of newly established planting materials: case studies from Rwanda and eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Xanthomonas wilt of banana, caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. musacearum, is a devastating bacterial disease that can cause up to 100% yield loss when appropriate control measures are not implemented. Currently, cultural practices are the only recommended means for managing Xanthomonas wilt. No...

Author(s)
Sivirihauma, C.; Rutikanga, A.; Murekezi, C.; Blomme, G.; Anuarite, U.; Ocimati, W.; Lepoint, P.; Ndungo, V.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642314)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Distribution, incidence and farmer knowledge of banana Xanthomonas wilt in Rwanda.

Banana Xanthomonas wilt was reported in Rwanda in 2005. The present study was conducted to determine the distribution and incidence of the disease and farmer knowledge of disease symptoms, modes of spread and control. A survey was conducted in Rwanda in 2009-2010 in 12 major banana-growing...

Author(s)
Night, G.; Gaidashova, S. V.; Nyirigira, A.; Mugiraneza, T.; Rutikanga, A.; Murekezi, C.; Nduwayezu, A.; Rurangwa, E.; Mugiraneza, T.; Mukase, F.; Ndayitegeye, O.; Tinzaara, W.; Karamura, E.; Jogo, W.; Rwomushana, I.; Opio, F.; Gahakwa, D.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642314)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agronomic practices for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Musa</i> across different agro-ecological zones in Burundi, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.

The Great Lakes countries of East and Central Africa, including Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) are a secondary centre of Musa diversity, especially for East African highland bananas (Musa AAA-EA group) and plantains (ABB). Musa cultivation in this region is...

Author(s)
Ocimati, W.; Karamura, D.; Rutikanga, A.; Sivirihauma, C.; Ndungo, V.; Ntamwira, J.; Kamira, M.; Kanyaruguru, J. P.; Blomme, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642314)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Communication approaches for sustainable management of banana Xanthomonas wilt in East and Central Africa.

The East and Central African region has been devastated by a banana Xanthomonas wilt epidemic caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. musacearum. Xanthomonas wilt is widespread in Uganda, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), Rwanda, Kenya and Tanzania, and has been confirmed as present in...

Author(s)
Tinzaara, W.; Karamura, E.; Blomme, G.; Jogo, W.; Ocimati, W.; Kubiriba, J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642314)
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